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Leon Smothers

That Was Radio
Old-Time Radio Downloads

Leon Smothers hosts That Was Radio which explores the people and events which shaped classic radio broadcasting during its golden age, the 1930’s through the 1950’s.  On this program, an in-depth profile of the popular comedy show "Our Miss Brooks." The classic radio series starred Eve Arden as school teacher Connie Brooks. The series premiered on CBS Radio in 1948 and lasted until 1957.

Open Culture

Leon Smothers hosts That Was Radio which explores the people and events which shaped classic radio broadcasting during its golden age, the 1930’s through the 1950’s.  On this program, the origins of science fiction, and how it was adapted and presented on radio. Featured on the program is an excerpt of “Buck Rogers in the 25th Century” from 1938 and an episode of “Dimension X” from 1950 starring Arnold Moss and Joan Alexander.